Your Resources at UNH
The Sexual Harassment & Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP)
SHARPP provides direct services to all survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their allies. Trained advocates are on call 24 hours a day to provide crisis intervention, court and hospital advocacy, support and information and referrals. All SHARPP Services are free and confidential. SHARPP can be reached 24 hours a day at 862-7233 (Safe) or (888) 271-7233. SHARPP can also be reached through confidential TTY at (800) 735-2964.
- 24/7 Helpline - (603) 862-SAFE (7233) or (888) 271-7233
- Office Line - (603) 862-3494
- TTY Line - (800) 735-2964
- Ask an Advocate (online service)
- Located in Wolff House (in front of Health Services)
The Counseling Center is the primary mental health facility on campus. They provide individual counseling and therapy and support groups. They can be reached at (603) 862-2090 and are located in Smith Hall.
UNH takes safety seriously. As such, the campus offers a free, computerized training in suicide prevention called Kognito for everyone who is a part of the UNH community. Currently, we provide 4 Kognito programs that you can take: At-Risk for Staff and Faculty, At-Risk for Students, Veterans on Campus, and LGBTQ on Campus. By participating in the programs, you can learn more about recognizing warning signs and risk factors in students who may be experiencing emotional distress including safety concerns; you can also learn more about how to compassionately refer them to supportive services, including the Counseling Center. To access the programs, please visit the Counseling Center website: www.unh.edu/counseling-center
Know the Signs Campaign to Change Direction for Mental Health
The Counseling Center is also promoting a national campaign called, "Know the 5 Signs". To learn more, follow the link here.
- (603) 862-2090
- Counseling Center Blog
- Located in Smith Hall
Health Services is an integrated health and wellness facility. They provide primary medical care, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) testing and counseling, pregnancy testing and options counseling, and annual exams. They also provide health and wellness education and counseling on a variety of topics, including alcohol and other drugs, eating concerns, self-esteem and stress management. They are located across Main Street from Holloway Commons and can be reached at (603) 862-9355.
- Main Line - (603) 862-1530
- Appointments/Triage - (603) 862-2856
- Education/Counseling - (603) 862-3494
- Located across Main Street from Holloway Commons
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (Dover)
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital (WDH) is located in Dover, NH and is the closest hospital to the Durham campus. SHARPP works closely with WDH to provide support to survivors who utilize the hospital and during rape kit examinations. WDH is also the after-hours provider for UNH students when UNH Health Services is closed and a student's medical care cannot wait until Health Services is open.
- (603) 740-2377
- Located on Central Avenue in Dover
- Medical care for UNH students when Health Services is closed
SHARPP, UNH Counseling Center, and UNH Health Services are offices that are staffed by University employees and as part of their role, the staffs in these services are legally obligated to protect the confidentiality of their communications with clients/patients. The staffs of these offices are not required to report information about sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking or other issues unless they relate to someone currently under the age of 18.
This office is responsibility for overseeing the University’s compliance efforts with affirmative action, Title IX, disability laws and regulations (including ADA and Section 504), equal employment laws, and campus initiatives aimed at creating a diverse, welcoming and equitable campus. They are located in Thompson Hall (T-Hall) and can be reached at (603) 862-2930.
- (603) 862-2930
- Located in Thompson Hall (T-Hall)
ReportIt! is a place to report and learn about incidents of bias, discrimination and/or harassment. By submitting a report or learning more about this type of behavior, you help us to improve our campus and community climate.
The UNH Police Department exists to provide public safety services, including law enforcement, crime prevention and suppression, emergency response, investigation and information to the UNH community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They are located at 18 Waterworks Road and can be reached at (603) 862-1427.
- 911 for emergencies
- Main Line - (603) 862-1427
- Located at 18 Waterworks Road
Office of Community Standards
This office supports and enforces standards of behavior designed to foster an environment of civility and respect where both rights and responsibilities are deeply valued and highly cherished. The office respects the integrity of students by protecting students’ rights and ensuring fairness through the enforcement of University policies and regulations. They are located in Hitchcock Hall and can be reached at (603) 862-3377.
- (603) 862-3377
- Located in Hitchcock Hall
The Mission of the Durham Police Department is to improve the quality of life by preserving the peace and safety of the community through the formation of partnerships, creating positive interaction between the public and the police while continuing to serve the unique needs of the Durham community. They are located at 86 Dover Road (Route 108) in Durham and can be reached at (603) 868-2324.
- 911 for emergencies
- Main Line - (603) 868-2324
- Located on Route 108 (86 Dover Road)
Other Campus Resources:
OMSA creates opportunities for people to participate in an inclusive community and to explore and understand diversity, injustice and equity. Their work is grounded in understanding diversity that includes people of all abilities, ages and ethnicities, genders, nationalities, races, religions/spiritual traditions, socio-economic classes and sexual orientations. OMSA provides support and development for African American/Black, Latina/o, Native American and Asian/Pacific Islanders, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students through their Safe Zones education training.
- (603) 862-2050
- Located in the Memorial Union Building (MUB)
The Veteran's Coordinator provides counseling on all aspects of veterans' benefits as well as assistance in procuring and completing the required forms and certifications for veterans' benefits. The veterans coordinator maintains a compreshensive directory to assist veterans in contacting state, local, and university resources for housing, day care, career planning, employment, financial aid, tutorial assistance, remedial training, handicapped services, and Vietnam Veterans Outreach. The Coordinator also provides a framwork for networking among campus veterans.
- (603) 862-1595
- Located in Stoke Hall
Disability Services for Students provides services to students with documented disabilities to ensure that all University activities and programs are accessible. Individualized accommodations and support services for veteran students with disabilities is also available. The office also promotes the development of student self-reliance and the personal independence necessary to succeed in a university climate.
- (603) 862-2607
- Located in Smith Hall
For more resources available in the state of New Hampshire, please call us at (603) 862-3494 or (603) 862-SAFE or visit the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.